What was the Number of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the British Armed Forces in 2017?

Between 01 January 2017 and 31 December 2017, personnel in the British Armed Forces suffered from a total of 74,073 musculoskeletal injuries (MKSI). Naval Service Army RAF All MSK 12,946 46,239 14,888 Upper Limb 3,731 11,643 4,093 Shoulder 1,860 6,365 2,152 Elbow 528 1,392 650 Forearm 51 164 75 Wrist/Hand 1,501 4,360 1,408 Other Upper… Read More

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A Clinical Review of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Research Paper Title Clinical Review: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Abstract Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most commonly diagnosed compression neuropathy of the upper limb. Patients may present to general practitioners, physiotherapists, hand therapists, or surgeons with a variety of symptoms. Several studies have examined the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The author reviews these resources… Read More